NFL Week 3 Betting Odds, Predictions, Fantasy Updates And Discussion Thread

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Week Three!

I'm trying to avoid the rollercoaster ride that is the Cowboys over the last few years and gain some momentum. I went 10-6 against the spread last week, bringing my season total to 18-13 for 2013. Straight up picks, sitting at 20-12, but I'm still below .500 on the Over/Under, 14-17... but there's still time to right the ship!

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Prognosticator's Corner

Week 3 Lines & Predictions (click on column headers to sort) A '*" indicates a pick I really like

Lines From Sportsbook.com KD's Picks
MatchUp Kickoff Underdog Line Favorite O/U Straight Up ATS O/U
Kansas City at PHILADELPHIA 01_Thursday Chiefs 3.5 EAGLES 51 Eagles Eagles Under
San Diego at TENNESSEE 02_Sun, 1pm Chargers 3.0 TITANS 44 Chargers Chargers Over
Cleveland at MINNESOTA 03_Sun, 1pm Browns 7.0 VIKINGS 41 Viking Vikings Under
Tampa Bay at NEW ENGLAND 04_Sun, 1pm Bucs 7.0 PATRIOTS 43.5 Patriots Bucs Under
Houston at BALTIMORE 05_Sun, 1pm RAVENS 3.0 Texans 45 Texans Texans Over
St. Louis at DALLAS 06_Sun, 1pm Rams 4.0 COWBOYS 47.5 Cowboys Cowboys Under
Arizona at NEW ORLEANS 07_Sun, 1pm Cardinals 7.0 SAINTS 49 Saints Cardinals Under
Detroit at WASHINGTON 08_Sun, 1pm Lions Pick REDSKINS 49 Lions Lions Over
Green Bay at CINCINNATI 09_Sun, 1pm BENGALS 3.0 Packers 50 Packers Packers Over
NY Giants at CAROLINA 10_Sun, 1pm PANTHERS 1.5 Giants 47 Panthers Panthers Under
Atlanta at MIAMI 11_Sun, 405pm Falcons 3.0 DOLPHINS 44.5 Dolphins Dolphins Under
Indianapolis at SAN FRAN 12_Sun, 425pm Colts 10.0 49ERS 47 Colts Colts Over
Jacksonville at SEATTLE 13_Sun, 425pm Jaguars 19.0 SEAHAWKS 41 Seahawks Jaguars Under
Buffalo at NY JETS 14_Sun, 425pm Bills 3.0 JETS 38.5 Bills Bills Over
Chicago at PITTSBURGH 15_Sun, 830pm STEELERS 3.0 Bears 40.5 Bears Bears Over
Oakland at DENVER 16_Mon, 840pm Raiders 15.5 BRONCOS 49.5 Broncos Broncos Over

Fantasy Fix

Here's a look at some great Fantasy Resources for you entering Week 3.

  • Injury Updates, via Rotoworld
  • *Dez Bryant(back) will play. Get him in your lineups. RT Roger Saffold is out, RB Daryl Richardson and CB Cortland Finnegan are probable.

  • Other major injury news: Ray Rice out for two weeks. Lions are probably going to hold out Reggie Bush. Vernon Davis game-time decision. Mike Wallace looks good to go. Steven Jackson out three weeks. MJD game-time decision. Amendola is doubtful (surprise).
  • Jaimey Eisenberg's Start'Em or Sit'Em (CBS Sports)
  • Start 'Em

    Tony Romo (vs. STL): Fantasy owners are starting to give up on Romo as a starter after one bad outing against the Chiefs because he only passed for 298 yards and one touchdown. Kansas City has a good defense, and if Romo had a second touchdown no one would be concerned. He has a great matchup this week against the Rams, who have allowed consecutive games of at least 325 passing yards and two touchdowns to Palmer and Matt Ryan. In Romo's last five home games he has four games with at least 300 passing yards, two games with at least 400 yards and 14 touchdowns and three interceptions over that span.

    Sam Bradford (at DAL): You might be surprised to know that Bradford is the No. 5 quarterback in standard leagues to start the season with 55 Fantasy points behindPeyton Manning, Aaron Rodgers, Vick and Philip Rivers. He's averaging 326 passing yards through two games with five touchdowns and two interceptions. And this week he has a favorable matchup against the Cowboys, who have allowed 673 passing yards against Eli Manning and Alex Smith, with both topping 25 Fantasy points. This game has the potential for a shootout, and while Bradford isn't likely to be started this week in the majority of leagues, it might be time for Fantasy owners to buy into his potential since he's off to a good start in 2013.

  • Sunday Morning Report (Weather, complete injury reports) KFFL.com
  • Weather Forecast: Clear. High of 84F. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph.
  • Yahoo! Week 1 Rankings: Quarterbacks | Running Backs | Wideouts | Tight Ends | Defense/ST | Kickers
  • CBS Top 150 Flex Rankings
  • Every Sunday morning you can  check the live chat War Room at SB Nation Fantasy. We strongly recommend you head over there if you have any questions about who to start/sit or injuries for today's games.

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So there you have it. Use this thread to discuss any and everything about the side of the NFL that we "control". We're returning to AT&T Stadium and it will be interesting how loud it is since the NFL allows team to pump in noise.Not that I'm accusing Jerry and Stephen of anything following up the loudest the stadium has ever been for Week One. 2-1, here we come!

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